Table 16_4_5-2c

2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 16_4_5.2c
People whose usual source of care offers night and weekend office hours, excluding hospital emergency rooms, by family income,a United States, 2007
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 42.50.738.51.638.91.442.
65 and over26.
RaceWhite, single race42.10.838.
Black, single race42.91.638.62.941.92.844.
Asian, single race47.93.3DSUDSU42.
Multiple races47.03.438.76.8DSUDSU52.
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races42.60.838.51.838.71.642.31.445.01.1
  Non-Hispanic, White42.00.938.02.536.
  Non-Hispanic, Black42.91.638.42.942.22.844.
Hispanic, all races42.31.538.62.839.42.845.82.545.23.0
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school35.61.334.62.432.
High school graduate37.
At least some college38.80.937.63.432.
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed41.60.939.02.737.71.941.51.442.81.3
Not employed37.61.335.82.339.72.938.12.437.42.5
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private46.60.942.93.642.92.346.51.447.61.1
Public only40.71.440.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only26.
Medicare and private24.91.5DSUDSU23.53.726.82.825.02.2
Medicare and other public31.92.935.75.532.34.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan44.80.842.01.841.61.644.71.446.71.1
  Large central metro46.
  Large fringe metro49.61.441.
  Medium metro39.51.937.73.837.33.339.32.841.02.5
  Small metro38.92.940.45.327.94.439.54.642.74.2
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish42.50.838.41.738.81.642.81.344.61.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good43.70.840.31.840.41.543.71.345.81.1
Activity limitationscBasic activities30.41.328.92.931.22.328.92.332.22.7
Complex activities30.61.731.22.929.92.826.92.835.44.0
Neither basic nor complex activities39.40.836.
U.S. bornYes42.50.838.41.638.61.542.61.345.01.1

a Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

b Less than high school refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

c For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 16_4_5-2c: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.